Grizzlies home to Suns in NBA betting action
Phoenix Suns vs Memphis Grizzlies Odds
FedExForum will feature Grizzlies vs. Suns action on Tuesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NBA action.
The Suns will look to vanquish their hosts on Tuesday, as they are 19-27-2 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Grizzlies are 27-18-1 ATS. Phoenix is 21-26-1 against the total, while Memphis is 17-28-1 versus the number. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Grizzlies as 8.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. The total was listed earler at 184, but may be on the move at Bovada and other top sites.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 6-rated Grizzlies and the No. 28-rated Suns in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 98-90 win for the Grizzlies on Tuesday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Memphis's No. 27-ranked offense (93.1 PPG) against a Suns defense that ranks No. 23 at 100 PPG. The Grizzlies have averaged 43.5% from the field per game, less than the Suns have managed so far this season (44.4% on average).
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Suns own the league's No. 28-rated mark, allowing 104.5 points per game when playing on the road. Memphis, on the other hand, rates No. 28 in scoring on their home court.
Last time out for Phoenix, they were a 113-93 loser as they battled the Warriors on the road. The Suns failed to cover in the match as a 10.5-point underdog, while 206 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Suns were blown out by Golden State on Saturday, losing by a 113-93 final at Oracle Arena in basketball betting action.
Memphis was an 85-76 winner in its last match at home against the Wizards. They covered the 6-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 161 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Grizzlies got 18 points from Mike Conley as Memphis ran past Washington 85-76 on Friday at FedExForum.
Phoenix Suns Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing New Orleans are 5-5
After playing Golden State are 7-3
After a loss are 3-7
Memphis Grizzlies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Atlanta are 3-7
After playing Washington are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
A few Suns at Grizzlies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Phoenix's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Phoenix's last 8 games when playing Memphis
Phoenix is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games when playing Memphis
Phoenix is 3-5-1 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Memphis
Memphis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Phoenix
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Memphis's last 8 games when playing Phoenix
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Memphis's last 19 games at home
Memphis is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games at home
Phoenix at New Orleans, Wednesday, February 6
Memphis at Atlanta, Wednesday, February 6